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Sights, Art & Culture

BAD(L) Längenfeld

sightseeing/guided tour , museum/gallery , open-air museum

Exactly where a sulphurous spring was bubbling in the 16th century, today the area around the Nature Park House, which is planted in a variety of ways and with a small waterfall, forms a special place of power. In the walk-in "borehole" and in the equally accessible "sulfur rock" the whole family can trace the history from the Bauernbadl over the former spa to the construction of the thermal bath Aqua Dome.
Seating areas invite you to relax and linger.

In addition to the historical experience, there is the possibility to take sulfur water for drinking and takeaway.

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Pfarrkirche Hl. Martin in Huben

excursion tips , churches/monasteries/convents

The parish church of St. Martin in Huben was built instead of a baroque church in 1805-31. Surrounded by the cemetery, the three-bay, simple hall building has been equipped in 1870 with a high east tower. In 1816 ceiling paintings were added in the church and in 1820 a high altar.

Opening Hours:
01.05.2010 - 31.12.2029
Mo: 08:00-18:00
Tu: 08:00-18:00
We: 08:00-18:00
Th: 08:00-18:00
Fr: 08:00-18:00
Sa: 08:00-18:00
Su: 08:00-18:00
Today: 08:00 - 18:00



excursion , viewpoints/viewing platforms , excursion tips

Heavenly devilish
The pleasant Duringweg walking route travels along the shore of the Ötztaler Ache river. Literally, there is no devilish sulfur in the air but pleasant scents reminding of freshly cut trees, moss and wild berries. The hike‘s ascent travels along Panoramaweg trail to the Teufelskanzel area marked with a Tirolean flag.
Here you should watch out for the blazing red devil with a trident made of steel, poking out his long tongue.
Legend has it that the local farmer and hunter Bartl sold his soul and made a deal with the devil. In return the devil promised wealth and prosperity. You are warmly invited to read the end of the whole story written on the huge information board on the spot.
One thing is for sure, the farmer Bartl enjoyed an equally fantastic view of Längenfeld‘s basin, the Suspension Bridge, Brand and Burgstein.
Starting point: Camping Längenfeld, footbridge over Ötztaler Ache river
Walking time, both ways: 2.5 - 3 hours
Difficulty level: easy - intermediate
Difference in altitude: 300 m

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Kaplaneikirche Maria Hilf in Gries

excursion tips , churches/monasteries/convents


Lehner Wasserfall

excursion , waterfall , excursion tips

Powerful Waters Close-By
Roaring Alpine water cascades down 80 meters right into the deep gorge – formed a couple of million years ago. Pure energy and elemental force cast a spell over hikers and climbers.
The well-maintained hiking trail takes nature aficionados halfway up to the falls, offering double the fun: this is an experience in close touch with nature and water spray as well as a fantastic vantage point overlooking the waterfall‘s climbing area on the opposite part. Benches invite the tired hiker to take a rest or simply watch the cool sportsmen. A wooden platform at the upper end of the route provides great photo scenes. The hiking tour through the shady larch forest is easy and safe as it features a wooden handrail on the steeper sections.
A higher instance guards the trail. At the entrance to the Stations of the Cross walkers stop at Zarrach Chapel and then continue along the 14 wayside shrines to St. Mary‘s Grotto located on top.
Starting point: local heritage museum, hamlet of Lehn
Walking time, both ways: 50 minutes
Difficulty level: intermediate
Difference in altitude: 150 m

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Naturpark Haus

sightseeing/guided tour , excursion , museum/gallery , excursion tips

The new Naturpark Haus in Längenfeld sees itself as an information hub and competence center for Ötztal nature. The exhibition in the Naturpark House shows the Ötztal biodiversity in all its facets in a unique way. Special Ötztal plants, animals and habitats are explained as well as the geology and the rockfalls. The permanently present topic of water in the Ötztal is also presented in all its facets - from glaciers to lakes, rivers and bogs. In addition to bilingual (de/en) information boards, the contents are opened up via sensory impressions, eg by means of a listening station, touch screens, VR glasses, hologram and digital wall relief.
Admission: € 5,00/pers., € 2,50/child, reductions for families, partner companies, groups, etc.

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Ötztaler Heimat- und Freilichtmuseum

excursion tips , open-air museum

The Ötztal museum of local history is located in Lehn.

Outside the business hours visits on request are possible from the beginning of May until the end of October.

The museum of local history in Lehn invites not only to view old and traditional article of daily use, it also offers a special cultural delicacy. Local authors and poets organize lectures, that also contains "local music".

In the meantime you can eat "Huasmus" in the smoke kitchen.

Voluntary admission.

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Mountains from a bird's eye perspective
Not even a mighty eagle could make it to Lourdes on a single day! Even though hikers feel close to this unique pilgrimage site thanks to the small Lourdes Grotto and its statue of the Virgin Mary. You reach the chapel after conquering one third of the whole ascent. Without any effort walkers continue on the smooth forest trail leading to a giant golden eagle made of carved wood. The beautiful bird spreads out the wings covering almost 1.80 meters. You can climb the tree on a small staircase and watch the huge wings close-by. A kids‘ slide takes you down to earth again.
The king of birds – enjoy yourself an Eagle‘s View from almost 1,400 m altitude. Soar with the eagles towards the mighty Alpine peaks which only seem a stone‘s throw away.
You simply need a small telescope provided on the vantage platform to make out the nearby mountains: Fünffingerspitze, Hahlkogel, Fundusfeiler or Gamskogel.
Starting Point: chapel next to primary school Längenfeld-Espan
Walking time, both ways: 2.5 to 3 hours
Difficulty level: intermediate
Difference in altitude: 220 m

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Albin Egger-Lienz Themenweg

museum/gallery , excursion tips

Thematic trail along the Fischbach promenade in Längenfeld
This path was dedicated to the painter Albin Egger-Lienz, who spent many summer months in Längenfeld.

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Naturpark Bronzerelief-Ausschnitt

various sights

Directly at the point where the Winnebach ends into the Fischbach, interested people can learn about the habitat "Wild Water" but also about the function of the protection forest or the history of the mountain village Gries. The intersection of the glacier rivers is shown as a wooden model.

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